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Questions (January 25, 2002)
Answers (January 25, 2002)

This week's questions cover topics for Exam 70-270: Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Windows XP Professional.

Questions (January 25, 2002)

Question 1
You want to use the User State Management Tool (USMT) to migrate 50 users from Windows NT 4.0 Workstation systems to new Windows XP Professional systems. You've decided to run a script to expedite the process. You can run two executable files from a command prompt. Which of the following would you run on each system? (Select two.)

  1. Run scanstate.exe on the NT 4.0 systems.
  2. Run dumpstate.exe on the NT 4.0 systems.
  3. Run loadstate.exe on the NT 4.0 systems.
  4. Run scanstate.exe on the XP Pro systems.
  5. Run dumpstate.exe on the XP Pro systems.
  6. Run loadstate.exe on the XP Pro systems.

Question 2
Which of the following methods can you use to generate a list of signed drivers on your Windows XP Professional system? (Select all that apply.)

  1. At a command prompt, type drivers signed
  2. At a command prompt, type msinfo signed
  3. At a command prompt, type msinfo

    In the system information window that appears, select "Software Environment," then "Signed Drivers."

  4. At a command prompt, type msinfo32

    In the system information window that appears, select "Software Environment," then "Signed Drivers."

  5. At a command prompt, type winmsd

    In the system information window that appears, select "Software Environment," then "Signed Drivers."

Question 3
Your Windows XP Professional system has three hard disks—one 10GB disk, one 20GB disk, and one 50GB disk. You want to boot from the 10GB disk, combine the other two disks into one 70GB volume, and mount the volume on the 10GB disk under a folder named Mountpoint.

The 20GB and 50GB disks are running off of the 20GB disk's IDE controller. The 10GB disk and your DVD-ROM drive are running off of the 10GB disk's IDE controller. Which of the following statements are true? (Select all that apply.)

  1. You can't mount another volume off of the boot partition.
  2. You must convert the 10GB disk and the 50GB disk to dynamic disks.
  3. You must convert the 10GB disk and the 20GB disk to dynamic disks.
  4. You must convert all disks to dynamic disks.
  5. You don't need to convert any disks to dynamic disks.
  6. You must create a spanned volume.
  7. You must create a mirrored volume.
  8. You can open the Computer Management console's Disk Management tree, right-click the volume, and select "Change Drive Letters and Paths" to mount the new volume in the Mountpoint folder.
  9. Answers (January 25, 2002)

    Answer to Question 1
    The correct answers are A—Run scanstate.exe on the NT 4.0 systems; and F—Run loadstate.exe on the XP Pro systems. According to Microsoft, "scanstate.exe collects user data and settings based on the information contained in migapp.inf, migsys.inf, miguser.inf and sysfiles.inf" and "loadstate.exe deposits this user state data on a computer running a fresh (not upgraded) installation of XP Pro."

    Answer to Question 2
    The correct answers are D—At a command prompt, type msinfo32. In the system information window that appears, select "Software Environment," then "Signed Drivers"; and E—At a command prompt, type winmsd. In the system information window that appears, select "Software Environment," then "Signed Drivers." A signed driver is a driver that Microsoft has tested and verified to be compatible with a particular OS.

    Answer to Question 3
    The correct answers are F—You must create a spanned volume; and H—You can open the Computer Management console's Disk Management tree, right-click the volume, and select "Change Drive Letters and Paths" to mount the new volume in the Mountpoint folder. Answer A is incorrect because you can mount another volume off of the boot partition. The 20GB and the 50GB disks must be dynamic disks to create a spanned volume, but you can't convert the boot volume from basic to dynamic, so answers B, C, D, and E are incorrect. You do need to create a spanned volume—a mirrored volume wouldn't achieve your goal. Answer H shows how to mount the volume. Note that the folder must be empty.